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Report: Beauden Barrett signs with Japanese Top League club

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two time World Player of the Year Beauden Beauden has reportedly signed a multi-million-pound deal to join Top League side Suntory Sungoliath according to a report by Nik Simon in the...

Former Springbok Gio Aplon joins Jake White at the Bulls

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have confirmed the signing of former Springbok utility back Gio Aplon, who will join the team from June or as soon as he is able to travel back to South Africa, as Director of Rugby Jake White...

Sir Steve Hansen speaks out on Lions ref howler

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks coach Sir Steve Hansen has finally spoken out on the controversial refereeing decision that cost New Zealand the 2017 British and Irish Lions series back in 2017.   Hansen...

Steve Hansen backs One-off Lions-New Zealand Test but says 'it won't be a decider'

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland says the Lions could warm up for their tour of South Africa with a game against New Zealand, and Steve Hansen backs the idea.   Steve Hansen has backed Warren Gatland's idea to...

Jake White's Bulls chase exciting quintet for 2021

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having been confirmed as the new Director of Rugby at the Bulls, Jake White has started piecing his shortlist together with the former Rugby World Cup-winning looking to nab two exciting signings from...

The Bulls add a clause in Jake White's contract to avoid another John Mitchell situation

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Earlier this week the Bulls announced that former World Cup-winning head coach Jake White has joined the union as the side's new director of Rugby. Since winning the Rugby World Cup with the Springboks,...

Bulls confirm appointment of Jake White as Direct of Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls confirmed that Jake White has signed as Director of Rugby and will be officially joining the club effective immediately until the 2023 World Cup.     The former Springbok coach...

Top League Round 6 Review

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 6 of the Top League provided fans with a riveting mix of bruising defensive efforts and scintillating attack. The most noteworthy individual defensive effort came from Honda Heat number 8 Paul Schoeman...

Watch: Willie Le Roux's sublime performance in the opening round of the Top League

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning fullback Willie Le Roux starred in his return to the Top League on Sunday despite his side narrowly losing 31-29 to Yamaha Jubilo.   Le Roux enjoyed a stint with Canon Eagles before...

Japan continues to benefit from World Cup hype after record attendances in the Top League

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The hype from the Rugby World Cup has not died down in Japan with the Top League recording record attendances during the opening round of the competition on Sunday.   The season got off to a late...